Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film

Mar 13, 2017

7:45pm – 8:59pm CT

"Through The Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film" follows art collective Postcommodity as they construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile long outdoor artwork that straddles the U.S.-Mexico border. Postcommodity consists of three artists who put land art in a tribal context. In 2015 the artists worked with communities on both sides to install a series of 28 huge inflatable spheres emblazoned with an insignia known as the “open eye” that has existed in Indigenous cultures from South America to Canada for thousands of years. The artwork crossed the border a mile in each direction and symbolized a suture stitching together cultures that have inhabited the land long before borders were drawn.

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Director

Credits

Director:

Sam Wainwright Douglas

Executive Producer:

Shirley Sneve, Paul Hunton

Producer:

Julianna Brannum, Jeffrey Brown, David Hartstein

Cinematographer:

David Layton

Editor:

Sam Wainwright Douglas

Sound Designer:

Curits Henderson, Chris Keyland

Music:

Water Moccasin

Principal Cast:

Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, Kade Twist, Chris Taylor, Lucy Lippard, Matt Coolidge

Additional Credits:

Camera: Andrew Miller, Camera: David Hartstein, Camera: Ben Powell

Contact

Public Film Contact:

Sam Douglas
Big Beard Films
sam@bigbeardfilms.com
917-856-8451

Publicity Contact:

Rene Ridinger
rridinger@mprm.com
323-933-3399 ext. 4271

Details

Primary Entry:
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Format:

Documentary Feature

Type:

Screening

Track:

Festival Favorites

Year:

2017

Genre:

Documentary

Screening Section:

Festival Favorites

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Country:

United States

Language:

English

Runtime:

74 mins